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Friday Night Lights: The Making and Meaning of Shabbat

Friday Nights, following Kabbalat Shabbat

Friday, May 4
Friday, May 11

As the nights get longer and the temperature drops, stay around for a bit after Friday evening services for an inspiring Shiur delivered by Rabbi Soloveichik. There is no better way to transition from the workweek to the aura of Shabbat than experiencing our magnificent Kabbalat Shabbat service followed by Friday Night Lights.

Friday Night Lights returned for 5778 on Friday night, October 20, 2017, and will continue until the Shabbat before Passover, Friday, March 23, 2018.

 

The 2017-2018 season is sponsored by the Julis Family.

Chatham Square Cemetery

The oldest of our extant cemeteries is known as the Chatham Square Cemetery.  It is located in Chinatown at 55 St. James Place.  The land was originally purchased in 1682 by Joseph Bueno de Mesquita. 

1682
Emma Lazaraus

Emma Lazarus is best known for her famous poem, “The New Colossus,” inscribed on the base of the Statue of Liberty. 

1883